Agent Name

Anhydroecgonine methyl ester

CAS Number

43021-26-7

Formula

C10-H15-N-O2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Anhydromethylecgonine; Methylecgonidine; 8-Azabicyclo(3.2.1)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 8-methyl-, methyl ester, (1R)-; 8-Azabicyclo(3.2.1)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 8-methyl-, methyl ester, (1R,5S)-; [ChemIDplus] UN1544

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Mesylate: White solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Anhydroecgonine methyl ester (AEME) is a unique marker following smoked cocaine . . . " {Reference #1]

Comments

Mesylate: May cause irritation and skin sensitization; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; May pose a reproductive hazard; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] A mesylate is "any of the esters of an acid CH4SO3 including some in which it is combined with a drug." [Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary] See "Cocaine."

Reference Link

Sensitive method for detection of cocaine and associated analytes by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry in urine.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alkaloids, solid, n.o.s."

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